Michael Pryor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Dallas, TX, Sadly Passed Away

The city of Dallas, Texas, and the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church community mourn the loss of Pastor Michael Pryor. The news of his passing on Monday, 8th January 2024, has left the congregation and all who knew him in a state of profound sorrow.

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Who was Pastor Michael Pryor?

Pastor Michael Dwain Pryor, the youngest son of Dr. George Pryor and Sister Alma Pryor, was a cherished resident of Dallas, Texas. A graduate of David W. Carter High School, he went on to earn his BA Degree in Pastoral Ministries from Dallas Baptist University and later attained a Master of Arts in Christian Leadership from Criswell College.

He held the title of 1st Vice President of the Missionary General Baptist Convention of Texas State Congress and was widely respected within the religious community. His empathetic nature, wisdom, and dedication to serving others made him an irreplaceable spiritual leader.

Michael Pryor Career

Pastor Pryor’s career was marked by an unwavering commitment to his faith and community. He served as the Pastor of Third Avenue Missionary Baptist Church from 1996-2015 and as Executive Minister of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church from 1990-2015. His tenure as an instructor at Southern Bible Institute spanned thirteen years, further demonstrating his devotion to religious education.

Throughout his distinguished career, Pastor Pryor received multiple accolades, including The Interdenominational Ministers Alliance Young Pastor’s Award in 1999, Pastor of the Month by KGGR Radio Station in 1998, and Teacher of the Year at Third Avenue Missionary Baptist Church in 2012.

How Did Michael Pryor die?

While the news of Pastor Pryor’s passing has been confirmed, the specifics of his death have not been disclosed at this time.

Michael Pryor Obituary

Pastor Pryor was a devoted husband to Stephanie D. Pryor for 31 years and a loving father to their children, Seaira, Joshua (Michelle), Caleb (Brittany), and Elizabeth. He also cherished his role as a grandfather to Solomon and Immanuel Pryor. His eldest son, Rev. Joshua Pryor, followed in his footsteps, answering his call to ministry on February 2, 2020.

Roy Elton Brackins

My, Friend and My Brother!My Prayer PARTNER! I didn’t just Pray For him, he Prayed over my life EVERY SATURDAY for the last 18 Years! Pastor Michael Pryor! My heart is heavy!!!

The loss of Pastor Michael Pryor is deeply felt by his family, the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church community, and all who were fortunate enough to know him. He leaves behind a legacy of faith, service, and leadership that will continue to inspire future generations.

As we mourn the loss of Pastor Pryor, we also celebrate the life he lived and the countless lives he touched. His spirit will continue to shine brightly in the memories of those he served and loved.

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